International conference on gender opens in Hanoi Society

International conference on gender opens in Hanoi

Delegates from 18 countries and many international organisations are gathering in Hanoi for the 4th Gender Focal Point Conference, which is jointly held by the Colombo Plan Gender Affairs Programme and the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU).
Ibaraki prefecture asked to boost ties with Vietnamese localities Politics

Ibaraki prefecture asked to boost ties with Vietnamese localities

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has asked Governor of Japan’s Ibaraki prefecture Oikawa Kazuhiko and its authorities to further boost cooperation with Vietnamese localities, especially in high-tech agriculture, manufacturing and processing, and precision engineering.
Child rights need to be integrated into socio-economic plans Society

Child rights need to be integrated into socio-economic plans

It is crucial to incorporate the enforcement of child rights into socio-economic plans and State budget allocation, particularly in the next five years, Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong said at a conference on November 23.
Vietnam looks to tackle injury, accidents Society

Vietnam looks to tackle injury, accidents

As many as 3,600 injuries are reported every day in Vietnam, killing about 90 people, said Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Truong Son at a national scientific conference on injury prevention in Hanoi on November 12.
Dong Nai to assist people affected by airport project Society

Dong Nai to assist people affected by airport project

Authorities in the southern province of Dong Nai plan to establish hi-tech agricultural co-operatives to create jobs for those over the age of 40 who are affected by the construction of Long Thanh International Airport.